CARIM is one of the top institutes for translational cardiovascular research in Europe. It is among the world leaders in the fields of research into vascular and thrombotic disorders and atrial fibrillation as well as translational heart failure research. It has also made important international contributions to molecular imaging in the cardiovascular field.

Cardiovascular scientists from around the world have joined CARIM because it values open communication, close cooperation, high ambitions, excellent facilities and a critical learning environment. 


Our 22 Principal Investigators form the foundation of our research environment and educational programs. Our interdisciplinary research is divided into 3 main themes:

I. Thrombosis and haemostasis


II. Complex Arrythmias and Structural Heart Disease


III. Vascular Biology and Medicine